Our first guest is Rod Griffin, Director of Consumer Education for Experian, will share the newest survey findings, offer tips for avoiding holiday money mistakes, and discuss how consumers can take steps now to improve their financial and credit health in 2020.
Rod Griffin is Director of Consumer Education for Experian. He has been responsible for Experian’s national consumer education programs and outreach on credit reporting, credit scoring and identity theft for more than 20 years. He represents Experian on the JumpStart Coalition for Financial Education Board of Directors and has a Fair Credit Reporting Act certification from the Consumer Data Industry Association. For more information go to Experian.com
Our next guest is AJ Barkley is the Neighborhood Lending Executive for Bank of America, responsible for identifying opportunities to drive successful home-ownership among low- to moderate-income borrowers, undeserved communities, and multicultural borrowers across the economic spectrum. Bank of America offers grants to make Home-ownership more affordable AJ Barkley will discuss how qualified Buyers can receive as much as $17,500 to help them purchase a home .
Dr. David Aron, Director, Clinical Program Research & Education, Cleveland VA Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, will discuss the exciting advances in VA research on the topic of Diabetes research and all the new scientific discoveries from within the VA, as well as the multitude of research that takes place at VA medical centers across the country. Research results and advances greatly impact the treatment and prevention of diabetes and disabilities, not only for Veterans, but all Americans. For more information please visit: www.research.va.gov
Sri Reddy, Senior Vice President, Retirement and Income Solutions at Principal, will discuss the results of the survey and how the New Year is the perfect time to establish new and effective financial goals. He will also share tips on how to manage your holiday spending and give a sneak peek at how consumers are feeling as we look toward 2020. For more information, please visit: www.principal.com